It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Southend: Two Arrested Over Stabbing
Two men have been arrested in connection with a stabbing in Southend.
A 24-year-old man was found injured near the Slug and Lettuce bar on Southchurch Road at around 2am on Sunday (16 March).
He remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital.
An 18-year-old man from Southend and a 20-year-old man, also from Southend, were arrested yesterday evening (Tuesday 19 March 19) on suspicion of attempted murder.
A chief Essex medic has told Heart all local councils and CCGs are now coming together to tackle mental health.
Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
Residents are being urged to give their views on the Chelmsford City Growth Package.
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